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Offshoring Jobs

Rather Than Jobs Creator, TPP is the Biggest Corporate Power Grab

Michele Swenson | Posted 03.31.2014 | Denver
Michele Swenson

Even as President Obama chooses to highlight growing income inequality in his State of the Union address, his administration seeks to "fast track" the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP).

Steinway's Sale Is a Sour Note for Made in America

Brian Ross | Posted 07.02.2013 | Business
Brian Ross

"Made in America" took another major hit very quietly yesterday. An American musical institution, the 160-year-old American piano maker Steinway and S...

11 American Companies That Brought Jobs Back Home

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 05.31.2013 | Business

It's no secret U.S. companies save billions of dollars by doing business overseas. A recent Senate investigation revealed Apple paid a 2 percent tax o...

Lost Manufacturing Jobs: Good Riddance?

Ed Lawler | Posted 03.02.2013 | Business
Ed Lawler

Before we accept the loss of many low skilled manufacturing jobs as a major negative for the U.S. and that it should be halted and perhaps even reversed, it is important to put it in the context of what we know about the social impact of simple, repetitive work.

Jason Cherkis

Bain-Owned Sensata Plant Threatens To Close In Face Of Worker Protests

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Cherkis | Posted 10.24.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- On Tuesday, officials from Bain Capital-owned Sensata Technologies threatened to shut down its north-central Illinois plant "immediately...

Real Job Creators Are the Middle Class: Trickle-Down Doesn't Lift People Up

Paul Abrams | Posted 11.03.2012 | Politics
Paul Abrams

Like Republicans, I believe that U.S. policy should do all it can to help job-creators. The only difference is that I know who the real job-creators are and they don't.

OUT: Outsourcing. IN: Insourcing.

Scott Paul | Posted 03.13.2012 | Business
Scott Paul

Insourcing. That's at the top of my trending list for 2012. But, how do we make reshoring -- bringing jobs back from overseas -- real?

Made in America?

Tom Silva | Posted 11.09.2011 | Business
Tom Silva

It seems clear that three decades after offshoring emerged as the best way for Corporate America to lower its break even cost of doing business, we are now seeing a reverse migration.

Solutions Avoided

Sen. Fritz Hollings | Posted 05.28.2011 | Business
Sen. Fritz Hollings

Globalization is nothing more than a trade war with production looking for a cheaper country to produce. If the president stayed in Washington and enforced the trade laws, far more jobs would be created, and the economy would recover.

Help Wanted! -- (But Not Here)

Dan Rather | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Dan Rather

We're not just creating overseas jobs at an astounding rate, we're off-shoring the innovation and the know-how that we need to lay the groundwork for the future of the American economy.

Best Off-Broadway Show

Sen. Fritz Hollings | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sen. Fritz Hollings

Rather than performing its duty under the Constitution to regulate foreign commerce and enforce our trade laws, Washington puts on an act of creating jobs with stimulation for small business and refuses to get in the trade war.

House Democrats Punished for Senate's Failures

Paul Abrams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Abrams

The Democrats lost the House, and Nancy Pelosi the Speaker's gavel, because of the Senate's dysfunction. Many, if not most, I would wager, of the 400+ bills passed by the House had simple majorities in the Senate.

Closing Argument (I): Republicans Say "Yes" to Offshoring American Jobs

Paul Abrams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Abrams

Michelle Bachmann rose to national attention with her call for the news media to conduct an investigation of Congress for un-American policies. She n...